Grade Eight Science

Groundwater Project Resources 2015

Grade Eight Science Mr. Nolan & Mrs. McGinn

Massachusetts

Cape Cod Commission Model Bylaws and Regulations http://www.capecodcommission.org/

Cape Cod Groundwater Resources http://capecodgroundwater.org/waterresources.html

Cape Cod Sewage Contamination http://toxics.usgs.gov/sites/cape_cod_page.html

Cape Cod Toxic Substances Hydrology Research Site http://ma.water.usgs.gov/CapeCodToxics/

Cape Cod Glacial Aquifer http://capp.water.usgs.gov/gwa/ch_m/M-surf_capecod2.html

Geologic History of Cape Cod http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/capecod/ultimate.html

Groundwater Wells for Massachusetts http://ops.dot.gov/usa/metadata/ma/ma_gww.htm

Massachusetts Coastal Watersheds Map http://www.mass.gov/eea/waste-mgnt-recycling/water-resources/preserving-water-resources/mass-watersheds/

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/

Massachusetts Geographic Information System http://www.mass.gov/anf/research-and-tech/it-serv-and-support/application-serv/office-of-geographic-information-massgis/

Massachusetts Riverways Program http://www.rifls.org/

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority http://www.mwra.state.ma.us/

Massachusetts Watershed Coalition http://www.commonwaters.org/

Massachusetts Connecticut River Watershed Resources UMass http://k12s.phast.umass.edu/ctriver/

United States

National Water Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/

New England Water Environment Association http://www.newea.org

Surf Your Watershed EPA http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/locate/index.cfm

  1. S. Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov

U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/

USGS Water Quality Information http://water.usgs.gov/owq/

All About Watersheds

http://allaboutwatersheds.org/library/kyw-poster-files-and-links/know-your-watershed-homepage

Salt Water Intrusion  http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/9100Q6X7.TXT?ZyActionD=ZyDocument&Client=EPA&Index=1976+Thru+1980&Docs=&Query=&Time=&EndTime=&SearchMethod=1&TocRestrict=n&Toc=&TocEntry=&QField=&QFieldYear=&QFieldMonth=&QFieldDay=&IntQFieldOp=0&ExtQFieldOp=0&XmlQuery=&File=D%3A%5Czyfiles%5CIndex%20Data%5C76thru80%5CTxt%5C00000017%5C9100Q6X7.txt&User=ANONYMOUS&Password=anonymous&SortMethod=h%7C-&MaximumDocuments=1&FuzzyDegree=0&ImageQuality=r75g8/r75g8/x150y150g16/i425&Display=p%7Cf&DefSeekPage=x&SearchBack=ZyActionL&Back=ZyActionS&BackDesc=Results%20page&MaximumPages=1&ZyEntry=1&SeekPage=x&ZyPURL

Commercial

American Water Works Association http://www.awwa.org

Newspaper Resources  

50 States Newspapers: Massachusetts http://www.50states.com/news/mass.htm
Daily Earth Massachusetts Newspapers http://dailyearth.com/USNews/massachusetts.html IPL Massachusetts Newspapers http://www.ipl.org/cgi-bin/reading/news.out.pl?co=United+States&st=Massachusetts
US Newspapers http://www.usnpl.com/

Also find official Web sites for towns to see if local documents and water information are posted.  If water officials are listed, you are encouraged to contact their office, introduce yourself, describe the project, and politely request information. Call or email the contacts.

Massachusetts Contact:

Tomas Smieszek smieszek@usgs.gov (508) 490-5008

http://water.usgs.gov/watuse/wupersonnel.html